One asked, "Whether she was to be indicted for a highwayman?"
Did you ever play you were a highwayman, or an elephant, or anything of that sort?
A highwayman was its hero and its scene the great North Road in England.
It is like giving of free will to the highwayman the purse he expected to have a fight for.
And do you concur in the silly notion that confounds Harry Talbot with a highwayman?
With a loud shout I drew my pistol and rode like a demon at the highwayman.
The highwayman sat before me on the ground, ruefully handling his skull.
"And you would be a highwayman, would you, gallows-bird—" began the Countess.
"Master," interrupted the highwayman with sudden resolution.
The highwayman passed his victim and threw open the bonnet of the Wolseley.